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EPOTRUST 6000 IU PENFILL

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MRP: Rs. 2023.81 for 1 packet(s) (1 ML penfill each)
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Composition for EPOTRUST

Epoetin Alfa(6000 iu)

food interaction for EPOTRUST

alcohol interaction for EPOTRUST

pregnancy interaction for EPOTRUST

lactation interaction for EPOTRUST

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Epotrust 6000 iu penfill at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Epotrust 6000 iu penfill may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Epotrust 6000 iu penfill is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for EPOTRUST

Epoetin Alfa(6000 iu)

Uses

Epotrust 6000 iu penfill is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How it works

Epotrust 6000 iu penfill belongs to an identical type of human glycoprotein hormone called erythropoietin. Epotrust 6000 iu penfill works by stimulating red blood cell production.

Common side effects

Nausea, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Depression, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Insomnia, Formation of blood clots in dialysis shunt, Vomiting

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Expert advice for EPOTRUST

  • Take advice from doctor if you suffer or have suffered from fits (epilepsy), high blood pressure, severe liver failure or anemia from other causes.
  • Epoetin alfa should be used with caution in patients with a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs (porphyria).
  • Ask your doctor for advice if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions for EPOTRUST

Epoetin Alfa

Q.What is epoetin alfa/ epoetin alfa injection used for?
Epoetin alfa is used for treatment of anemia (low hemoglobin or abnormally reduced number of red blood cells) related to severe kidney disease, cancer chemotherapy for certain tumors or due to zidovudine treatment for HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) infection. Epoetin alfa is also used in moderately anemic patients scheduled to have major bone surgery (hip or knee replacement surgery) to reduce the need for blood transfusion

Q.How does epoetin alfa work?
Epoetin alfa works by stimulating red blood cell production.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)